Mario Kart Tour Online - How to play & more!

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A new Tour is soon arriving in Mario Kart Tour, and it has attracted a number of new players to the game.

One of the best ways to play the game is with friends, or online in multiplayer.

So, here’s how to play online in Mario Kart Tour, as well as some tips and tricks for mastering your racecraft!

Playing online

One of the key elements for playing Mario Kart Tour online is to ensure that your device is connected to the internet in the first place.

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This is simply done through the settings on your phone, and means that either your mobile data is on, or you're connected to a Wi-Fi network.

Both of these methods are incredibly common. However, for those who are new to owning a smart mobile device, it may not be common knowledge.

How to play multiplayer

Multiplayer was actually added post launch, as the game initially only had singleplayer based gamemodes, with fewer characters also.

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Now, however, multiplayer is one of the most popular ways to play. It allows players to play the game online, either with friends or against other players in casual and ranked modes.

To play online it’s as simple as selecting multiplayer from the main menu oncew you've established your internet connection.

Win more races

Firstly, it’s important to really nail the basics. That means skills like drifting, you should try to master now when you start playing. That includes mastering the boost that comes shortly after.

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It’s also important to select which shortcuts you use carefully. Many of them don’t end up helping you progress!

Finally, learn the tracks. This will help you plan your route, which boosts to pick up, and which of those pesky shortcuts you should take.